Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) A total of 207 players from 13 countries will feature in the International Grandmasters Chess Tournament, which kicked-off at the Newtown School here on Monday.
Seoul, May 14 (IANS) South Korea on Monday unveiled a tentative roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, headlined by Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-min.
Santiago, May 14 (IANS) Chile will not be among the hosts in the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally due to a policy of fiscal austerity, although the country hopes to return to the motorsports competition in 2020, Chilean Sports Minister Pauline Kantor has said.
Melbourne, May 14 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian has signed a three-year deal with Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Renegades, the franchise announced on Monday.
Indore, May 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Holkar stadium here on Monday.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) head coach and legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis on Monday said they have their destiny in their hands going into the last two matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Perth, May 14 (IANS) Tainted Australian opener Cameron Bancroft has been cleared to play Premier cricket in Western Australia after an extraordinary general meeting involving 16 Western Australia Premier Cricket Clubs.
Madrid, May 14 (IANS) Atletico Madrid midfielder Victor "Vitolo" Machin and defender Jose Maria Gimenez on Monday returned to group training, the last session before travelling to Lyon to play the Europa League final against Olympique de Marseille.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) A total of 422 players will go under the hammer when the two-day auction for the upcoming sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) gets underway here on May 30.
Bengaluru, May 14 (IANS) Kenyas Alex Korio will return to Bengaluru and defend his TCS World 10K title, taking on his compatriot and IAAF World Half Marathon winner Geoffrey Kamworor at this years race on May 27, it was announced on Monday.
London, May 14 (IANS) Following are the final standings of the 2017-18 English Premier League football championship (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, against, points):
Barcelona, May 14 (IANS) Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen has sustained a hamstring injury in his right leg and is to be sidelined in the upcoming La Liga clash against Real Sociedad, the Catalan club confirmed on Monday.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj was on Monday banned for one year from any football activity and fined Rs 10 lakh for being found 'guilty' of making racist remarks.
Nairobi, May 14 (IANS) Commonwealth Games 800m champion Wycliffe Kinyamal of Kenya wants to run free from pressure of breaking his mentors Olympic Champion David Rudisha's world record.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Terming Ajinkya Rahane as a "quality player", spin great Shane Warne reckons that Rajasthan Royals' skipper Rahane will soon return to the Indian limited-over squads.